Skip to content New in Helsinki - Lifelong Learning - International House Helsinki

New in Helsinki – Lifelong Learning

Learn about the potential of lifelong learning in Finland
Date 16:00 - 19:00 Wed, 26 Apr 2023
Place Helsinki Central Library Oodi, Töölönlahdenkatu 4



Have you heard about the concept of lifelong learning?


You may know that Finland is a world leader in education, but have you considered what that can mean for you? Join New in Helsinki’s Lifelong Learning event to understand how learning is at the heart of Finnish culture, and how it can bring you value in your own life.


Join this event to learn:

  • What the concept of lifelong learning means, and especially in Finland
  • The value Finnish culture places on learning, including in adult life
  • How and why companies value lifelong learning
  • Different learning opportunities provided by the City of Helsinki
  • Personal strategies to develop lifelong learning habits and mindsets


The event takes place on Wednesday 26.04 from 16.00-19.00, at the Helsinki Central Library Oodi.

The event is free to attend, either in person or online.


Sign up here



  • Welcoming words by the Director of Immigration Affairs at the City of Helsinki
  • Presentations from the City of Helsinki, the Chamber of Commerce, Vocational and Higher Education Institutions, and the Adult Education Centre of Helsinki
  • Interactive panel discussion
  • Exploring a lifelong learning mindset
  • A musical break by the International School of Music
  • Networking possibilities

New in Helsinki – Lifelong Learning